News Category: Networking


VM manager
Carla Schroder shows how to set up automatic IP address configuration for unique local addresses.

IPv6 Auto-Configuration in Linux

In Testing IPv6 Networking in KVM: Part 1, we learned about unique local addresses (ULAs). In this article, we will learn how to set up automatic IP address configuration for ULAs. When to Use Unique Local Addresses Unique local addresses use the fd00::/8 address block, and are similar to our old...
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Juniper Moves OpenContrail to the Linux Foundation

Juniper Networks is moving the codebase for its OpenContrail network virtualization platform to the Linux Foundation. Juniper first released its Contrail products as open source in 2013 and built a community around the project. However, many stakeholders complained that Juniper didn’t work very...
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Imad Sousou
Intel’s Imad Sousou, speaking at Open Source Summit Europe in Prague.

Challenges and Solutions in Edge Computing: The Future

This article was sponsored by Intel and written by This year’s Open Source Summit Europe (formerly LinuxCon) took place in Prague. The conference is part of a series of annual events that are always popular in the open source community, and the lineup featured many different tracks,...
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With OPNFV, Orange Plans a Full-Scale Rollout of Network Functions Virtualization

Learn how Orange leverages open source software via OPNFV to solve several important issues along the way.  Over the past few years, the entire networking industry has begun to transform as network demands rapidly increase. This is true for both the technology itself and the way in which carriers...
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How IoT Is Steadily Transforming the Mobile App Development Sphere

In recent times, the mobile app development sphere has been flooded with different sort of innovations and groundbreaking discoveries. As the current trend of the mobile market, everyone (both individuals and businesses) have been relying on mobile apps for various purposes such as communication,...
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DevOps: Is It More Than Just A Name?

The title of DevOps Engineer has consistently been gaining momentum for over five years. From the outside, it appeared it might be a corporate preference to call an individual a DevOps engineer as opposed to a System Administrator. It was thought they were virtually one and the same. As time has...
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Five Edge Data Center Myths

With mobile and last-mile bandwidth coming at a premium and modern applications needing low-latency connections, compute is moving from centralized data centers to the edge of the network. But there a lot of myths about edge data centers. Here’s what organizations are typically getting wrong,...
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Join experts from the world’s leading companies and open source projects to discuss and learn about the latest technologies at Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit March 12-14 in Portland, OR.

One Month Left to Submit Your Talk to ELC + OpenIoT Summit NA 2018

Embedded Linux Conference (ELC), happening March 12-14 in Portland, OR, gathers kernel and systems developers, and the technologists building the applications running on embedded Linux platforms, to learn about the newest and most interesting embedded technologies, gain access to leading experts,...
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How to Set Up Private DNS Servers with BIND on Ubuntu 16.04

BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) is the most used DNS software over the Internet. The BIND package is available for all Linux distributions, which makes the installation simple and straightforward. In today’s article we will show you how to install, configure and administer BIND 9 as a private...
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time keeper
Learn how to configure your Linux computers to watch the time for you, then wake up and shut down automatically.

Wake up and Shut Down Linux Automatically

Don't be a watt-waster. If your computers don't need to be on then shut them down. For convenience and nerd creds, you can configure your Linux computers to wake up and shut down automatically. Precious Uptimes Some computers need to be on all the time, which is fine as long as it's not about...
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